Category: General Education

Sexual Health and Hygiene

What is sexual health? Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, […]

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Sexuality as a Subject of Inquiry

Gender studies emerged from the need to analyze how gender, sex and sexuality impact our lives, especially how it creates gender inequality. It came about in the mid 1970’s after the second wave of feminism as a way to challenge the male-defined and male-centered knowledge. Gender roles/ Sex roles:Are “sets of culturally defined behaviors such […]

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What is utilitarianism?

Utilitarianism is a normative ethical theory that places the locus of right and wrong solely on the outcomes (consequences) of choosing one action/policy over other actions/policies. As such, it moves beyond the scope of one’s own interests and takes into account the interests of others. Utilitarian’s believe that the purpose of morality is to make […]

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Sex, Gender, and Sexuality

What is sex?It is used to describe what you are assigned at birth, based on what’s in between your legs (a penis = male, or a vagina = female). However, this is not the full picture. Sex is defined by genitals, including internal sex organs, chromosomes and hormones. There are three sex variations: *Male (penis, XY […]

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What is Inclusive Education?

Inclusive Education Inclusive Education is defined as a learning environment that promotes full personal, academic and professional development of all learners irrespective race, class, color, gender, disability, sexual preference, learning style, and language. Inclusive education is open to everyone to those children with and without disabilities that participate and learn together in the same classes. […]

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